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Phyllis Zimber Endowed Scholarship

The Phyllis Zimber Endowed Scholarship awards assistance annually to students who meet the following criteria: 

  • Enrolled in at least two courses in an accredited registered nursing program or above
  • Permanent address must be in an area served by BVHS
  • GPA of 3.00 or better
  • Preference given to applicants with an interest in obstetrics
  • Enrolled in coursework for academic credit and count toward a degree in nursing, nursing certification, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, etc.
  • Preference given to BVHS associate or family members
  • Preference given to applicants demonstrating financial need

Scholarship Award Maximum

Typically $250 - $500* per year for tuition, fees, books and supplies only. Money will only be for expenses not reimbursed or provided for by other sources.

Application Information

Applications for the Phyllis Zimber Endowed Scholarship may be downloaded from the Blanchard Valley Health System website. All applications must be returned by mail no later than April 1st. The applicant will complete the designated scholarship form. Please include four (4) copies of application packet; including one official transcript and three (3) photo copied transcripts is acceptable.

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Mail to: 
Blanchard Valley Health Foundation
Attn: Marie Swaisgood
1900 S. Main Street 
Findlay, Ohio 45840

Notification of Scholarship Award

Applicants will be notified in writing of the committee’s decision by May 31.

Scholarship Contact

If questions or concerns arise, please contact Marie Swaisgood, development officer, 419.429.6414 or 419.429.6489 (fax) or mswaisgood@bvhealthsystem.org. We look forward to reviewing your accomplishments.

*Endowment spending policy - On June 30 of each fiscal year, a fair market value (based on a three year rolling average) for each endowed fund will be determined.  Up to 5% of the fair market value, not to invade the original endowment amount.  May be available for distribution from the appropriate fund the following fiscal year.

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